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Schedule released for Sydney medical cannabis conference

19 September, 2018 by

CannaTech Sydney will take place from 28–30 October 2018 at Doltone House, Darling Island Wharf.


Feedback invited on Women in STEM 10-year plan

18 September, 2018 by

The Australian Academy of Science is calling for the nation's views on the barriers and enablers that affect participation, retention and success of women and girls in STEM.


World-leading astronomer wins Matthew Flinders Medal

14 September, 2018 by

Dr Richard Manchester has won one of Australia's highest honours for work in the physical sciences — the Australian Academy of Science's Matthew Flinders Medal and Lecture.


Alan Finkel gets an extra two years as Chief Scientist

06 September, 2018 by

The Australian Government has extended Dr Alan Finkel's term as Australia's Chief Scientist for a further two years to the end of 2020.


UNSW–China partnership to support 10 innovation projects

04 September, 2018 by

UNSW Sydney and Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute have signed an agreement that will support 10 major technological innovation projects.


Voting opens for CIMIA People's Choice Award

03 September, 2018 by

Voting for the People's Choice Award in the 2018 Centenary Institute Medical Innovation Award (CIMIA) is now open.


Top scientists celebrated at Eureka Prizes 2018

30 August, 2018 by

Surgical glue that seals wounds in 60 seconds, the world's most accurate clock and a nanomaterial to protect astronauts from harmful radiation are among the discoveries and inventions that were recognised at the 2018 Eureka Prizes.


Academy welcomes Karen Andrews as new Science Minister

28 August, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Karen Andrews has been appointed to Cabinet as the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, making her the first female federal Cabinet Minister from the Gold Coast.


2018 Tall Poppies announced for NSW, SA

21 August, 2018 by Lauren Davis

The Young Tall Poppy Science Awards are on once again, recognising outstanding young Australian researchers who are passionate about communicating their research.


The search is underway for the next Superstars of STEM

20 August, 2018 by

Nominations are now open for the Superstars of STEM program, which supports and trains women in STEM to share their passion with the Australian community.


$200 million for 320 research projects

17 August, 2018 by

A total of 320 projects will receive $200 million in funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) following a competitive process.


An education in ethics

16 August, 2018 by Lauren Davis

Bioethicist Dr Ainsley Newson talks mitochondrial donation, targeted testing and other ethical dilemmas ahead of the AACB AIMS 2018 Combined Scientific Meeting.


World-renowned physicist appointed as CSIRO Chief Scientist

15 August, 2018 by

Dr Cathy Foley will start her new role at the end of September, and said her priority will be promoting science, STEM and women in science.


NSW BioCheers — a night of networking for the biotech sector

14 August, 2018 by | Supplied by: AusBiotech Ltd

NSW BioCheers brings together members of the life sciences, therapeutics, medical technology, food and agriculture biotechnology sectors.


Robots on stage as part of National Science Week

10 August, 2018 by

Biomedical research centre BioFab3D will be the home of a new play from immersive theatre company PlayReactive, based on the work of science-fiction pioneer Karel Čapek.


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